News on hematology and coagulation testing systems and applications.

Axon will distribute Biosurfit's POC instrument as part of the deal, which follows earlier agreements between the two firms covering Austria, Croatia, Slovakia, the Czech Republic, and Slovenia.

The kit is designed to be used on the same platform as Grifols' other molecular typing platforms and can provide results within four hours of DNA extraction.

The analyzer, part of Abbott's Alinity portfolio, is designed to streamline clinical workflows for high-volume laboratories and hospital systems.  

Under the agreement, Beckman Coulter would distribute Grifols' hemostasis instruments, reagents, and consumables and have systems available early next year.

Streck and Nordic BioSite have signed a distribution agreement for Streck's full portfolio of cell stabilization, molecular, and core products.